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Primary Skill Development Programme (PSDP)

FDDI Has Trained More Than 7,98,152 Youths Till December, 2019 Under PSDP Programme

In continuation to 12th Five Year Plan Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) is implementing “Primary Skill Development Programme (PSDP) under the XIIIth Five Year Plan of the Government of India in association with Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

The training programmes were conducted at various operators training centers such as Agra, Kanpur, Bareilly, Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Ranipet, Chandigarh, Maharastra, Bihar & various other parts of the country. To provide the training programme at doorstep of unemployed youth, more than 180 centers/sub-centers were also established in the remote areas &, the training programmes were also carried out at the places provided by the factory owners, shoe organizations & other onsite locations.

The training was provided in footwear manufacturing especially in the areas of closing & cutting. Normally the training programme started in the first week of the month & it continued up to second week of the next months. The whole programme was for 6 weeks, the first 4 weeks training was given in the operator training center & the next 2 weeks practical training was given in the factory where the trainee was placed for employment.

Till December 2019, FDDI has trained 7,98,152 trainees & placed 6,14,269 candidates in various Footwear Industries across the country. Year wise distribution of trainees is given here under:

S. No.

Year

No. of trainees

No. of trainees placed

1.

11th Five Year Plan

22,006

17,973

2.

12th Five Year Plan (2012-13)

27,000

20,758

3.

12th Five Year Plan (2013-14)

59,000

47,117

4.

12th Five Year Plan (2014-15)

1,38,003

1,12,648

5.

12th Five Year Plan (2015-16)

1,44,093

1,15,660

6.

12th Five Year Plan (2016-17)

1,45,164

1,16,772

7.

13th Five Year Plan (2017-18)

94,231

72,368

8.

13th Five Year Plan (2018-19)

63,186

53,096

9.

13th Five Year Plan (2019-2020, till 31st Dec. 2019)

1,05,469

57,877

Total

7,98,152

6,14,269

OVERVIEW

The efforts to increase the availability of skilled manpower is of crucial significance as the growing skill manpower shortage is posing constraints for utilizing the full growth potential of the Indian Leather industry and the FDDI is leaving no stone unturned as far as the growth of the footwear and leather products industries industry is concerned.

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OPERATOR TRAINING CENTER - KANPUR

OPERATOR TRAINING CENTER - KANPUR

TRAINING AT TATA INTERNATIONAL - DEWAS

TRAINING AT TATA INTERNATIONAL - DEWAS

OPERATOR TRAINING CENTER - AGRA

OPERATOR TRAINING CENTER - AGRA

HRD TRAINING AT GOOD LEATHER SHOES - CHENNAI

HRD TRAINING AT GOOD LEATHER SHOES - CHENNAI

FDDI CENTERS

FDDI is implementing the PSDP through establishment of Training centers at Agra, Kanpur, Bareilly, Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Ranipet, Maharastra, Bihar, Chandigarh & various on-site location at the factory premises, where unemployed youths belonging from the economically weaker section of the society are being selected, trained and provided assistance to get employment in the footwear industry at the shop floor level operations.

FDDI has already provided trained, manpower to renowned footwear companies such as M/s. Prime Shoes Chennai, M/s. N. M. Zackriah & Company, Ambur, M/s. Dawar Shoes Agra, M/S. Arvind Footwear Kanpur, M/s. Rohit Surftrants Kanpur, M/s. Tej Shoes Agra, M/s. SSIPL Ltd., Sonepat, M/s. Super House, Unnao, M/s. Florence Shoes Co. Pvt. Ltd., Ambur, M/s. Leeyan Overseas, Kanpur, M/s. Tata International, Dewas, M/s. Zermatt Shoes, Ambur, M/s. Sarup Tanneries Ltd., Unnao, M/s. Tej Shoes Agra, M/S. Zeta Shoes, Rewari, Haryana, M/s. Good Leather Shoes, M/s. Oscar Leather Mohali, etc. The requirement to train the workers from other companies is also coming.

Scope Of The Training

The scope of the training program has been improved in quality and the increase in productivity with use of modern techniques, tool standardization, designs and methods. The areas of specialization of the training were mainly Cutting, Closing, Lasting and Finishing

The course curriculum of this training is as follows:

Cutting- Tin Pattern Making, Hand Cutting, Machine Cutting, Leather Inspection, Quality region of Hide and Side leather, Part of shoe, how to cut leather with quality- leather manipulation.

Closing- Types of Needles, Threads, Relation between thread and needle, Different types of stitching machines, Different types of stitching operations (seams), Upper making & minor machine maintenance.

Training Material(S) Provided

Relevant information in the form of booklet, use of machineries & Printed Manuals (the art of self learning) of FDDI, facilities of training center etc. were provided during the training program to the trainees.

The distribution of the knowledge was through the demonstration, organization of the group-based learning & through the visual presentation of the correct methods.

Objective Of The Skill Development Programme

The program has been formulated keeping in view the following major objectives:

  • Imparting basic skills on shop floor operations to unemployed youth through a demand driven Skill-Development Program.
  • Creation of adequate trained manpower to cope up with the requirement of Footwear/Leather industry.
  • Spread and sustain a technology and per person productivity culture in the Indian leather sector.

Trade In Which The Skills Are Proposed To Be Imparted

  • Basic Clicking Operator Course
  • Basic Stitching Operator Course

The details of the courses are given as under:

S. No Course Duration Eligibility No. of seats/batch
1 Basic Cutting Operator Course 04 weeks 18 years and have an ability to read and write 30
2 Basic Closing Operator Course 04 weeks 18 years and have an ability to read and write 30

Based on the need more Industry specific courses in the area of Lasting, Finishing, Costing, Quality checking, Leather grading & Sorting, Repairing, Multi-skilling etc. will be provided as on-site services to the industry.

Eligibility Criteria

Following parameters will applicable in order to take the benefit of the program by the candidate:

  • The candidate shall have attended the age of 18yrs. at the time of joining the program having sound mind.
  • The candidate should have reading &writing capability, & aptitude for the training.
  • The candidate shall be unemployed at the time of joining the programme.
  • The participating industry can also select their own candidate meeting the above-mentioned criterion in consultation with the selection board. However under such condition the candidate after successful completion of the training has to join the sponsoring organization & will not be eligible for the open placement.

Selection Of The Trainees

Selection of the trainees will be done through a screening committee, especially designed for the purpose and having the following members:

  • Center In charge of the respective training center
  • Representative of the local district administration.
  • Representative of the local industry
  • Representative from Department for Industrial Policy and Promotion, GoI

Assessment

The assessment of the participant will be based upon the following:

  • The participant shall maintain a minimum attendance of 85% percent during the program.
  • Successful completion of the all units designed in the program.
  • The minimum level of grade shall be 60% in all the units for qualification.

Certification And Placement Of The Trainees

  • Upon the successful completion of the training program the candidate will be awarded with the certificate of achievement.
  • The details of the successful trainees will also be displayed at the website www.fddiindia.com, along with their individual details.
  • Upon completion of the course the trainees will be placed in the footwear and leather industries of the vicinity, in association with the entrepreneurs industrialists of the sector.

Benefits Of The Programme

The training program prepared for the youths, to help them to acquire skill & knowledge in the shoe making process.

During the training period the youths were exposed to the training facilities at the centers as well as in the industry. Trainees were informed about the international sizing and fitting standards. The youths gained knowledge on various sizing systems; it's conversion of one system to another, optimization in cutting of leather, on designing, on finishing, and ascertaining product prices with rationalized ways of costing.

Youths were very enthusiastic about the training. Handouts contains different aspects of footwear design, needle & its parts, different types of stitching machines, different types of stitching operations, leather & its parts (quality reasons), different types of lay outs were provided to the trainees. The handouts were specially prepared in Hindi with pictorial representation.

All the successful candidates are awarded certificates of achievements upon the completion of the training program.

The overall training has resulted in:

  • Improvement in the work practice.
  • Use of hand cutting method with the help of tin pattern leading to the saving of material.
  • Improvement in the quality of design & pattern cutting.
  • Improvement in the area of lasting & finishing process.
  • Knowledge enhancement about newer methods.
  • Trouble shooting in the manufacturing processes.
  • Employment generation

FDDI's efforts in creating fresh & unemployed youths as skilled work force through an intensive training programme has been a great success and applauded at various forums as the most innovative and effective approach of implementation of any of the scheme carried out so far.

Venue Of The Training

The training will be provided through established training centers being set-up by FDDI in the major footwear and leather clusters of Kanpur & Agra in the initial phase. Apart from it, on site training will be provided for those industries that select their own trainees for general and specific training purposes.

FOR DETAILS, PLEASE CONTACT:
Chandigarh Center
MR. GHANSHYAM JOSHI CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

Khalsa Complex, Ambala-Chandigarh Highway, New Adarsh Nagar, Opposite State Bank of Patiala, Derabassi, Mohali, P.B. 140607 E.mail:- joshi@fddiindia.com Mob: 9041103344

Ranipet Center
MR. KARAN SINGH CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

OTC No.119 Sidco Industrial Estate Sipcot Ranipet E.mail:- karan.singh@fddiindia.com Mob: 9894224072

Kanpur Center
MR. JITENDER GUPTA CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

UPSIDC Leather Technology Park Banther E.mail:- jitender@fddiindia.com Mob: 9935496265

Jodhpur Center
MR. AMIT PURI CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

B-45 New Civil Line Near Saras Circle E.mail:- amit.pg@fddiindia.com Mob: 9444206108

Kolkata Center
MR. SAMUEL CHAKRABORTY CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

2-No Govt Colony, KNC Gate No. 2, Kantala KLC-743502 E.mail:- samuel@fddiindia.com Mob: 8334070297

Rohtak Center
MR. ATUL ASTHANA CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

Plot No. 1, Sector 31B, Industrial Model Twp, Rohtak-124021, Haryana E.mail:- atul@fddiindia.com Mob: 8334070297

Nigoha Center
MR. VARUN GUPTA CENTRE IN-CHARGE

Footwear Design & Development Inst. Ministry of Commerce & Industry Govt. of India

OTC Gram Nigoha, Near Fursatganj Tehsil Tiloi, Sultanpur Road, Amethi-229302, UP E.mail:- varun@fddiindia.com Mob: 8601835999



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